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cosmic

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CIDE DICTIONARY

cosmica. [Gr. kosmiko`s of the world, fr. ko`smos: cf. F. cosmique. See Cosmos.].
  •  Pertaining to the universe, and having special reference to universal law or order, or to the one grand harmonious system of things; hence; harmonious; orderly.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Pertaining to the solar system as a whole, and not to the earth alone.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Characteristic of the cosmos or universe; inconceivably great; vast; as, cosmic speed.  Tyndall.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Rising or setting with the sun; -- the opposite of acronycal.  [1913 Webster]
  •  of unsurpassed size, extent, or significance; vast; as, of cosmic proportions; of cosmic importance.  [PJC]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

cosmic, adj.
1 of the universe or cosmos, esp. as distinct from the earth.
2 of or for space travel.

Idiom
cosmic dust small particles of matter distributed throughout space. cosmic rays (or radiation) radiations from space etc. that reach the earth from all directions, usu. with high energy and penetrative power.
Derivative
cosmical adj. cosmically adv.

THESAURUS

cosmic

Gargantuan, amplitudinous, astronomical, awesome, boundless, bulky, colossal, cosmogonal, cosmogonic, cosmologic, enormous, extensive, galactic, gigantic, huge, immeasurable, immense, infinite, king-size, large, mammoth, massive, massy, monster, monstrous, monumental, mountainous, outsize, overgrown, prodigious, sizable, spacious, stupendous, titanic, tremendous, universal, vast, voluminous, weighty

ROGET THESAURUS

cosmic

World

N world, creation, nature, universe, earth, globe, wide world, cosmos, kosmos, terraqueous globe, sphere, macrocosm, megacosm, music of the spheres, heavens, sky, welkin, empyrean, starry cope, starry heaven, starry host, firmament, Midgard, supersensible regions, varuna, vault of heaven, canopy of heaven, celestial spaces, heavenly bodies, stars, asteroids, nebulae, galaxy, milky way, galactic circle, via lactea, ame no kawa, sun, orb of day, Apollo, Phoebus, photosphere, chromosphere, solar system, planet, planetoid, comet, satellite, moon, orb of night, Diana, silver-footed queen, aerolite, meteor, planetary ring, falling star, shooting star, meteorite, uranolite, constellation, zodiac, signs of the zodiac, Charles's wain, Big Dipper, Little Dipper, Great Bear, Southern Cross, Orion's belt, Cassiopea's chair, Pleiades, colures, equator, ecliptic, orbit, astronomy, uranography, uranology, cosmology, cosmography, cosmogony, eidouranion, orrery, geodesy, star gazing, star gazer, astronomer, observatory, planetarium, cosmic, cosmical, mundane, terrestrial, terrestrious, terraqueous, terrene, terreous, telluric, earthly, geotic, under the sun, sublunary, subastral, solar, heliacal, lunar, celestial, heavenly, sphery, starry, stellar, sidereal, sideral, astral, nebular, uranic, in all creation, on the face of the globe, here below, under the sun, die Weltgeschichte ist das Weltergesicht, earth is but the frozen echo of the silent voice o, green calm below, blue quietness above, hanging in a golden chain this pendant World, nothing in nature is unbeautiful, silently as a dream the fabric rose, some touch of nature's genial glow, this majestical roof fretted with golden fire, through knowledge we behold the World's creation.


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